Articles Tagged 'United'

Controversy Over David Tennant’s Soccer Drama

In the wake of Friday’s glorious return to Doctor Who activity, it seems one former Timelord’s return to UK screens has been less rapturously received. On Monday night, David Tennant appeared in a new BBC drama United, about the 1958 Munich air crash which killed 23 people, including eight players for Manchester United Football Club. […]

David Tennant, Jack O’Connell Share Their Thoughts on ‘United’

On Sunday (April 24) United, the BBC2 drama depicting the 1958 Munich plane crash that killed eight Manchester United soccer players, will air in the UK at 9 pm BST. In the telefilm, ex-Time Lord David Tennant portrays ManU coach Jimmy Murphy, who trained the talented “Busby Boys” with manager Matt Busby (played by Dougray […]

David Tennant Fronts New BBC2 Film ‘United’

Doctor Who veteran David Tennant has been cast in an upcoming BBC2 film capturing the tragic 1958 Munich Air crash, which claimed the lives of eight Manchester United football players. In United, Tennant will play ManU coach Jimmy Murphy, whose legendary "Busby Babes" football team was working toward becoming the third club in history to […]